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  • Kenya shaken by new attacks while mourning victims of the mall siege

    NAIROBI, Kenya -- As Kenyans grieved Thursday for the scores killed in an assault on a Nairobi shopping mall, reports of two more attacks in the north of the country underscored continuing security problems. Kenyan authorities blamed the latest...
  • British 'White Widow' terror suspect fooled Kenyan police in 2011

    British 'White Widow' terror suspect fooled Kenyan police in 2011
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Kenyan police investigating an alleged terror cell in the city of Mombasa in 2011 walked into a house associated with one of its suspects and confronted a British woman with small children. She told them she was a tourist...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Lincoln' on Showtime

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Lincoln' on Showtime
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 29 - Oct. 5, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Recipe Rehab In premiere of this...
  • Directors on Their Teams: Paul Greengrass on 'Captain Phillips'

    Paul Greengrass was nominated for a Golden Globe Thursday morning for his direction of "Captain Phillips," which also earned noms as best film and for the two actors, Tom Hanks and Barkhad Abdi. Here, Greengrass talks about casting the Somali actor,...
  • Kenya says Nairobi mall siege is over, with 72 dead

    Kenya says Nairobi mall siege is over, with 72 dead
    NAIROBI, Kenya — President Uhuru Kenyatta declared an end to the Nairobi shopping mall siege after a final day of shooting and explosions Tuesday, but many key questions about the terrorist attack remained unanswered. In a somber speech to the...
  • Western intervention in Syria is long overdue (UPDATED)

    Syria is fast becoming the new Somalia -- a nation whose central government wields little control over the bulk of the country while feuding sects and gangs fight each other as well as the thoroughly discredited president, Bashar al-Assad. Meanwhile,...
  • Look for tip-offs from UN General Assembly meeting

    PARIS -- You're probably thinking that there are better things to watch than the annual meeting of the United Nations General Assembly -- like maybe something featuring narcissistic birdbrains or pretentious toddlers. But you can actually get all of the...
  • NYFF 2013: Tom Hanks says he felt burden making 'Captain Phillips'

    NYFF 2013: Tom Hanks says he felt burden making 'Captain Phillips'
    NEW YORK -- Tom Hanks has played a lot of real people lately. In the spring he took to Broadway as columnist Mike McAlary in Nora Ephron’s “Lucky Guy.” Later this fall he’ll be seen on the big screen as Walt Disney in the fact-...
  • Four killed in Kenyan riots after slaying of Islamic cleric

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Four people were killed and a Christian church was burned in riots in the Kenyan city of Mombasa on Friday that followed the killing of a Muslim cleric the previous night. The Kenya Red Cross Society said seven other people...
  • Why would Somali militants attack a Kenyan shopping mall?

    Why would Somali militants attack a Kenyan shopping mall?
    Shabab, the Al Qaeda-affiliated Somali militant group claiming responsibility for a deadly assault Saturday on an upscale Nairobi shopping mall, has been implicated in a string of attacks in Kenya in recent years. The group has been issuing threats...
  • Four gunmen named in attack on mall in Kenya

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Kenyan security officials Saturday named four of the terrorists who attacked a Nairobi shopping mall two weeks ago and released CCTV footage of four gunmen walking calmly through the mall, talking on cellphones and carrying...
  • U.S. forces carry out raids in Somalia and Libya targeting terror suspects

    WASHINGTON -- Navy SEALs carried out a predawn raid Saturday against a suspected Shabab leader in Somalia who is believed to have planned the group's deadly attack last month on a shopping mall in Kenya, two U.S. officials said. Also Saturday, a...